CYBER SONG SHARKS
Steer clear of companies that advertise they are “looking for hit songs”
When we began our update of this book, we put out a call on all the major songwriting sites for Internet horror stories. These messages reached over fifty thousand songwriters. We got one reply about a problem with a collaborator. “Wow!” we thought. “Songwriters these days are too smart to be taken in by cyber song sharks. How great is that?”
Would that it were so. Perhaps the songwriters savvy enough to be using the major songwriting sites also know to avoid the companies that gladly promise fame and fortune tomorrow for a bunch of your money today. But new songwriters, who don’t know any better, are still being bitten by cyber song sharks every day. ...